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Re: ISSF Policy Series: The “Global Order” Myth

I agree with Tom Maddux and to a substantial degree with Elliott Abrams' Foreign Affairs article "Trump the Traditionalist?". There remains a major caveat, however.  Donald Trump's personal traits, his unfamiliarity with issues, his apparent unwillingness or inability to master the most important topics, and a habit of contradicting his own administration's policies could lead to dangerous or unintended outcomes in the event of a major foreign policy crisis.

The Early Cold War and How it Led to Today (1945-1953)/ Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump

The Center for the United States and the Cold War will host “The Early Cold War and How it Led to Today: Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump” a fall symposium at New York University on September 15-16.

ISSF Review Essay 31 on National Identities and International Relations

H-Diplo | ISSF Review Essay 31

Richard Ned Lebow.  National Identities and International Relations.  Cambridge University Press, 2016.  ISBN:  9781107166301 (hardback).

Reviewed by Maja Spanu, University of Cambridge

Published 1 August 2017 | issforum.org

Editors:  Seth Offenbach and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

[CORR] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 33 on Precarious Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War

[Corrections to the header, links, and spelling of the title under review in the Introduction].

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVIII, No. 33 (2017)
31 July 2017

[Updated] Perilous Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVIII, No. 33
 (2017)
31 July 2017

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 33 on Perilous Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVIII, No. 33
 (2017)
31 July 2017

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Introduction by Dustin Walcher

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 31 July to 04 August

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 31 July to 04 August is as follows:

Week of 31 July:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Aragorn Storm Miller, Perilous Paths to Freedom: The United States, Venezuela, and the Latin American Cold War.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016.

Introduction by Dustin Walcher, Southern Oregon University

Reviewed by:

Robert A. Karl, Princeton University

Andrew J. Kirkendall, Texas A&M University

Stella Krepp, University of Bern, Switzerland  

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Author: 
Nate Jones, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan M. DiCicco

DiCicco on Jones, 'Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War'


Nate Jones, ed. Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. New York: New Press, 2016. 320 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62097-261-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan M. DiCicco (Canisius College)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Armand de Mestral, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Yackee

Yackee on de Mestral, 'Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies'


Armand de Mestral, ed. Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies. Waterloo, Ontario: CIGI Press, 2017. 552 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-928096-38-2.

Reviewed by Jason Yackee (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Stefan Vander Elst
Reviewer: 
Jay Rubenstein

Rubenstein on Vander Elst, 'The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400'


Stefan Vander Elst. The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4896-8.

Reviewed by Jay Rubenstein (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
John Kierulf
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Doyle, II

Doyle, II on Kierulf, 'Disarmament under International Law'


John Kierulf. Disarmament under International Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $32.81 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4823-7.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Doyle, II (Texas State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach